Suzi (k00kaburra) wrote,

Burned out

I was a complete zombie at work today. Lisa would ask me something and I would say nothing, gazing forward with a glazed expression while my auto-pilot fingers nimbly unpackaged glass candles from bubble wrap, only to snap up five minutes later and repeat whatever she'd told me as if it was my own idea.
Poor Lisa - everyone's completely burnt out, including her, but the store has to stay open so we just have to keep slugging along as best we can. Our store's really plummetted in the district ratings - we've gone from the best at selling PWPs and always winning corporate contests to barely making the day, and feeling lucky if we've sold just one $20 tote bag.

On the plus side, I'm only $150 away from paying off my credit card. If I can just hold out until January ends, my schedule should calm down and I will be able to take a nice vacation, hopefully with paid time off.

At least, thank God, I haven't gotten sick yet. EVERYONE has been sick with colds in the past month, but in spite of the fact that I'm not bright enough to drink orange juice or take Airborne, I'm fine. Funnily enough, Kenny has been religiously popping Airborne and some bug has gotten him down twice.

Go figure.

  • Kairi Turns Two BBQ

    My super cute niece Kairi turned two on Friday, so Kitty and Taitai decided to hold a little party for her. I missed the first half of it because…

  • Happy Birthday Kero!

    A few days ago, my friend Kero turned 30. (In the picture, she's in the front row, second from the right.) To celebrate, she had a dinner…

  • In which Kero and I fail to defy traditional gender roles.

    So Kero has officially landed in Grownupsville by purchasing a house. I know, it seems like only yesterday that we were in high school, and our…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment